Toor dhal - 1 cup
Onion - chopped 3/4 cup
Garlic - 5-6 cloves crushed
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves/Cilantro - few twigs
Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Thalippu vadagam(badaga) - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a few
Cook toor dhal in a pressure cooker with 3 cups of water, turmeric powder, salt and a drizzle of oil. Allow 3 whistles. When done and still warm seperate the dhal water and mash the dhal. Add garlic, onion, chilli powder and the dhal water and cook for another whistle. For seasoning, heat 2 tsps of oil and add the mustard seeds, jeera, curry leaves and the thalippu vadagam and pour the seasoning over the hot dhal and it is ready. Server hot with rice and ghee.
I am sending this simple dhal recipe to My legume love affair #30 event guest hosted Priya of Mharo Rajasthan, hosted by Susan.
Mharo Rajasthan's Recipes - Rajasthan A State in Western India: Guest Hosting My Legume Love Affair (MLLA) # 30